Malled vs Marled - What's the difference?

malled | marled |


As verbs the difference between malled and marled

is that malled is (mall) while marled is (marl).

As an adjective marled is

(chiefly|scotland) mottled, streaked, multicoloured.

malled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (mall)

  • mall

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
  • (Addison)
  • A heavy blow.
  • (Spenser)
  • An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See pall mall.
  • (Cotton)
  • A place where the game of mall was played.
  • A public walk; a level shaded walk.
  • * Southey
  • Part of the area was laid out in gravel walks, and planted with elms; and these convenient and frequented walks obtained the name of the City Mall .
  • (US, Australia) A pedestrianised street, especially a shopping precinct.
  • pedestrian mall
  • * 2002 , Alexander Garvin, The American City: What Works, What Doesn?t , page 179,
  • America?s first pedestrianized shopping mall' opened in 1959 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Like most later pedestrian ' malls , it was intended to revive what everybody thought was a decaying downtown.
  • An enclosed shopping centre.
  • * 2004 , Ralph E. Warner, Get a Life: You Don?t Need a Million to Retire Well , unnumbered page,
  • Every day, at about the time the rest of us go to work, groups of retirees gather at many of America?s enclosed shopping malls .
  • * 2010 , Greg Holden, Starting an Online Business For Dummies , unnumbered page,
  • In addition to Web site kits, ISPs, and businesses that specialize in Web hosting, online shopping malls provide another form of Web hosting.

    Derived terms

    * mallcore * mallgoth * mall rat * shopping mall

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To beat with a mall, or mallet; to beat with something heavy; to bruise.
  • To build up with the development of shopping malls.
  • (informal) To shop at the mall.
  • ----

    marled

    English

    Etymology 1

    From a contracted form of (marble) .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (chiefly, Scotland) Mottled, streaked, multicoloured.
  • *1932 , (Lewis Grassic Gibbon), Sunset Song'', Polygon 2006 (''A Scots Quair ), p. 49:
  • *:The Standing Stones reared up above the two, marled and streaked with snow they were, and a wind came blowing fit to freeze the chilblains on a brass monkey as they stood and glowered one at the other.
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Verb

    (head)
  • (marl)
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